Italy is Switzerland's second-largest trading partner in Europe. Our southern neighbor, with its 60 million inhabitants, has a strong domestic market and remains one of the world's largest economies. The country has a diversified and innovative industrial landscape that relies on imports of products/goods for the pharmaceutical/chemical, petroleum, food, automotive, machinery, electronics, ICT, and logistics sectors.
How to do business
Are you planning to enter the Italian market? Or are you already active in the market of our southern neighbor and need tips, advice or support for your next steps? Maybe you also have technical or regulatory questions?
In the following section, you will find market guides, important adresses, and information on regulatory requirements when doing business in Italy - specifically useful for Swiss SMEs and start-ups.
Discover your individual sales potential in Italy
Analyse a wide range of data and compare Italy to other countries - specifically for your products!
Italy's industry has a high level of innovation and is quite diversified. In the following sector, you'll find selected reports and webinars focussing on specific industries.
Find opportunities for your business in Italy
Our database is fed by our global network, tender platforms and a wide range of other sources.
Events and Trade Fairs
Whether it's a business trip, on-site event or online webinar, our events on country-specific topics offer an excellent opportunity to better understand the respective market and its potential, exchange ideas with experts and make new contacts.
Relevant news for Swiss firms
Changes in legislation, market trends and lighthouse projects - they all influence the market environment and are important when planning your next steps. In this section you will find important news about the Italian market.